New Emergency Department!

n May the old Emergency Room was emptied out as everything was moved over to the new Emergency Department. Here are some photos, the photo to the left is of the old “ER” and the other photos of the new “ED”:

Fire Alarm!

One room in a small hotel in Lebamba recently caught fire. Paul Davis was alerted to the fire by cellphone and he and a small crew took off to the other side of Lebamba with the newly acquired Bongolo Hospital Fire Truck. The road between the hospital and the main part of town is full …

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Entrance Exams!

The Bongolo Nursing School will hold entrance exams on August 4, 2012. The same exam will be held both at the Nursing School in Lebamba and also in Libreville on the same day. Pray for the students as they take the exam. After the exam pray for wisdom in deciding which of the students should …

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Fire Truck Headed to BONGOLO!

After witnessing a fire in a Bongolo Hospital warehouse two years ago, Missionary Joanna Thelander’s visiting parents, Dave and Diann  Conquest, returned home and purchased a Fire Truck on EBay for $3,175!  With the help of the community in Pittsford, New York and local fire departments, the Conquests have collected over $20,000 in donations to …

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Special Finacial Needs!

If you would like to give towards the hospital but you are not sure which account to use, please give to the Bongolo Hospital Special Projects account. With this account we take care of many other smaller projects for which there is no fund or we can use it towards accounts that do not have …

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First Eyeglasses Ever!

By Dr Wendy Hofman: We at the Bongolo Eye Clinic have started making our own eyeglasses! Back in June 2010, Eric and I started a conversation with Wooddale Church in Minnesota as they were looking for ideas for their “Generosity!” campaign. We presented the great need for eyeglasses in Gabon, Africa, where we work. Here …

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Buffalo Attack!

His name is Douckaga Douckaga, he’s 52 years old, he’s an elder in the Alliance church in Niali, in south Gabon, and he survived a buffalo attack. On Monday, July 26 a year ago he left the village on foot with his two teenage sons and their dog to check their small animal traps. They …

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Pure Water!

In February a team of four visitors were on the hospital compound to install a PROFESSIONAL FILTERING SYSTEM that started to filter all of the water that supplies the Station and the hospital! It also chlorinates the water. After a few weeks of this purified water going through the old pipes to clean them out …

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The Container is Moved!

January 8th Email from Joanna Thelander: Today was an exciting day at Bongolo!!! The fun started at 2 pm this afternoon.  Mel and LaVon (visitors from Ft. Wayne, Indiana) started digging under the 40 foot container that was placed in front of 2 apartment buildings 3 years ago that was needed back then to store …

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